At times while reading Androphilia: A Manifesto Rejecting the Gay Identity, Reclaiming Masculinity, I imagined the author—like Morpheus in the first Matrix movie. Androphilia has ratings and 21 reviews. Aidan said: There are parts in this book I do agree with (almost all of it in the first half), but there’s al. Androphilia is a rejection of the overloaded gay identity and a return to a Androphilia is a manifesto full of truly dangerous ideas: that men can.
The Pornography of Representation. In such xndrophilia, while defining sexual attraction, it is best to focus on the object of their attraction rather than on the sex or gender of the subject.
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Another important facet is that I can’t take this author seriously. None of them offered their own facts or countered his assumptions. Posted October 5, at 6: Those who are writing and researching in this area would do well to adopt his clear and concise vocabulary. Now, I said a few lines earlier that lack of self-consciousness seems to be a masculine trait.
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Androphilia and gynephilia
But this is not the case. And what man would want to be that?! I was taken with it initially, but ultimately the positions it takes are ludicrous. There is much else in Androphilia that is well-worth discussing, though a review cannot cover everything. Understanding and Treating Sexual Anomalies in Men. Posted October 7, at 3: Jun 15, Frederick Hammill rated it did not like it.
Gay’s are effeminate, and that’s bad. Good stuff and anyone wanting to know about such should read. I live in South Africa and would like to start an Androphilia study group.
Women are far more tied to nature than men are, and this and not sexist oppression is the real reason why it is almost exclusively men who have been philosophers, priests, mystics, scientists, and artists.
Therefore, if a man desires another man then he must not be a real man. His do-it-yourself attitude has greater appeal than a prepackaged identity marketed to homos by what Camille Paglia has called The Gay Party p.
You can, after all, think something is beautiful and wonderful without wanting to fuck it. The gay sensibility is a near-oblivious embrace of a castrating slur, the nonstop celebration of an androhilia, emasculating stigma applied to men who engaged in homosexual acts.
Men strive for ideals, often at the expense of life. Mabifesto you tell me when and where I can find your article in LeJournal? Jack Malebranche is definitely generalizing in a lot of cases, but his ideas are certainly provocative in the best of ways. One of the best books I’ve ever read – truly enlightening! And the book has lost its credibility along with him. But why should a man who loves men, so the author, precisely admit an anti-male ideology?
Malebranche, however, is concerned about more than mere appearances. Not only is this manifesto about masculinity, but it’s tone, the way the arguments are presented, is itself incredibly masculine: Androphilia and gynephilia are terms used in behavioral science to describe sexual orientationas an alternative to a gender binary homosexual and heterosexual conceptualization.
Androphilia: A Manifesto: Rejecting the Gay Identity, Reclaiming Masculinity
If, on the other hand, he sees it as a sign of greatness, why would he restrain it? What a shame, with you being potential intellectuals of a movement to save the West. In fact, I know some really cool straight dudes who are aware of their privilege and who try to minimize their oppressiveness towards others–thanks, friends! Donovan is currently a contributor to AlternativeRight. Lawrence wrote the following to a correspondent: I had been wanting to read it for years and finally found time to pick it up.
It is a challenge to leave the gay world completely behind and to rejoin the world of men, unapologetically, as androphliles, but more importantly, as men. The book that started out quite okay, disintegrated in the latter half entirely.
Chris rated it it was ok Apr 15, Posted October 8, at 1: Alas, I believe I’ve fallen into his “gay” category, which for Male I don’t think it’s fair for me to star this because I only got several pages in. Pornography and the Sex Crisis.
Fear and Andropilia Follows. Both comments and trackbacks are currently closed. I never had a problem with manigesto presentations, except when I was criticized as being “self hating” or having internalized homophobia fo I don’t agree with everything Mr. Phil rated it it was ok Feb 02, Add info 3 13 Sep 26, Then he goes on to say how masculinity needs to be earned and demonstrated. Ironically, gay culture is really the product of an internalization of the Judeo-Christian demonization of same-sex desire, and its insistence that homosexuality and masculinity are incompatible.